A set of 8 worksheets to help introduce persuasive language devices.
In order to write an effective persuasive text, students must know how to use persuasive language devices successfully in their writing.
This set of worksheets will familiarise students with the following persuasive devices:
- rhetorical questions
- personal pronouns
- emotive language
Answers for teachers are also provided.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Uses effective and accurate sentence structure, grammatical features, punctuation conventions and vocabulary relevant to the type of text when responding to and composing texts
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Understand differences between the language of opinion and feeling and the language of factual reporting or recording
Australian Curriculum alignment
Understand how different types of texts vary in use of language choices, depending on their purpose and context (for example, tense and types of sentences)Elaborationsbecoming familiar with typical structural stages and language features of various t...
Learn extended and technical vocabulary and ways of expressing opinion including modal verbs and adverbsElaborationsexploring examples of language which demonstrate a range of feelings and positions, and building a vocabulary to express judgments abo...
Understand differences between the language of opinion and feeling and the language of factual reporting or recordingElaborationsidentifying ways thinking verbs are used to express opinion, for example âI thinkâ, âI believeâ, and ...
Identify characteristic features used in imaginative, informative and persuasive texts to meet the purpose of the textElaborationsdescribing the language which authors use to create imaginary worlds; how textual features such as headings, subheadings...
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